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Black Spotted Roses

Dropping my keys on the kitchen counter, I paused to soak in the gift of silence. My morning carpool duty was complete, and now I could think clearly for the […]

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I’ve been blessed with four sisters and three sisters-in-law. And each if them is awesome and unique. And then I have a handful for dear friends who love me, speak […]

RobeDayCare

In our household, it has been a season of little sleep. One morning, I woke to see our daughter in our room, curled up on my blue bathrobe. As a […]

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This last week we had our first incident of an accidental, inappropriate Internet click with one of our girls. Accidental, but then, of course, as all humankind is, she was […]

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Two weeks left. Two weeks of sweet corn and swimming suits and bare toes and zinnia bouquets and light like this in their hair and all the days are adding […]

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i. It’s four in the morning and I’m wide awake and angry about it; tossing and turning has done little to fuel exhaustion back to sleep. Begrudgingly I receive my […]

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I gathered the kids into my room and we all flopped on the big bed together. It’s our common chat place, the big cozy bed. I needed to let them […]

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Sometimes, amidst the typical movements of my days I feel this stirring in my soul: Oh, that my life would matter. That I would engage in this world and help exchange fear and […]